Oral Examination - Small Animal

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Oral Examination
This section is part of Small Animal Dentistry

Most pet owners are unaware that their pet has an oral problem, so examination of the oral cavity should form part of every physical examination. Oral examination in a conscious animal will only give limited information and a definitive oral examination can only be performed under general anaesthesia. All detected abnormalities should be recorded.

Section Content:

Conscious Examination
Normal Dental Occlusion
Under General Anaesthesia
Dental Indices and Criteria
Dental Recording
Modified Triadan System
Canine Dental Formula
Feline Dental Formula
Dental Chart Notation
Other Diagnostic Tests
Dental Terminology
Intra-Oral Radiography

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